John Wick may be done for now. But his world lives on in the epic three-part mini-series event, The Continental, streaming only on Peacock starting September 22. The Continental comes to us from director Albert Hughes, who brought us such classics as Menace II Society and Dead Presidents. But now, Hughes takes on the world of assassins and hotel management. We had a chance to sit down with Hughes about joining the world of John Wick.Continue reading “Director Albert Hughes Sets the High Table for ‘The Continental’”
If there’s one thing a John Wick movie is known for, it’s the action. And when creating a show like The Continental, the latest project in the John Wick franchise premiering on Peacock September 22, it’s important to keep true to the look and spirit of that action.Continue reading “Designing the Deadly with the Action Director and Production Designer of ‘The Continental’”
The world of John Wick is just getting started. The Continental is premiering on Peacock September 22, and to make a show of this caliber takes a team of the most talented experts in the industry.Continue reading “Making ‘The Continental’ Look and Sound Epic”
Earlier this year, we got to witness the final chapter of John Wick’s story. But we are far from over with his world. On September 22 only on Peacock, get ready to dive in further with The Continental.Continue reading “Checking In with the Director and Executive Producers of ‘The Continental’”
Yeah, I’m thinking he’s back. This Friday, Keanu Reeves returns in action as the Baba Yaga himself, in John Wick: Chapter 4! And this time, he’s not alone. Along for the ride are the terrific Shamier Anderson (Stowaway) and the legendary Hiroyuki Sanada (Bullet Train). And we, at The Nerds of Color, had a chance to speak with the new stars of the franchise about all the excitement the latest installment has to offer!Continue reading “Hiroyuki Sanada and Shamier Anderson Unload on ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’”
Who would have predicted back in 2014 that John Wick, a movie starring Keanu Reeves as a former legendary assassin avenging the death of his puppy, would become a four-installment franchise phenomenon?Continue reading “NOC Review: ‘John Wick Chapter 4’ is the Most Epic Installment in the Franchise”
We have arrived in the month of release for the next John Wick film. As our coverage on the latest installment really kicks into gear, I wanted to make sure I got in my thoughts about its 2019 predecessor well before then.Continue reading “Thoughts and Reactions to Watching ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ For the First Time”
It’s Wick Week! All week Lionsgate has been putting out really cool announcements leading up to the debut of the new John Wick Chapter 4 trailer. And behold! The trailer is finally here!Continue reading “The New Trailer for ‘John Wick Chapter 4’ Takes its Shot”
Two months to go until the latest chapter of the John Wick franchise drops. I’m moving right along as I continue exploring its three predecessors for the first time.Continue reading “Thoughts and Reactions to Watching ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ For the First Time”
In 2019, in the midst of the Keanussance, I watched and documented my thoughts and reactions to watching The Matrix for the first time. Over two years later, in the lead-up to the release of The Matrix Resurrections, I watched and reacted to its sequels and anime anthology film as well. Now I am doing so once again, but this time for a different franchise.Continue reading “Thoughts and Reactions to Watching ‘John Wick’ For the First Time”
CCXP this weekend was a banger! And if it wasn’t enough for us to get an awesome poster for John Wick Chapter 4 earlier this weekend, Lionsgate also dropped a new Sizzle Reel for the new movie featuring all the festivities with the man himself, Keanu Reeves! And it. Is. Breathtaking!Continue reading “‘John Wick Chapter 4’ Sizzle Reel from CCXP is Breathtaking”
Baba Yaga is back! John Wick Chapter 4 is hitting theaters next March. And today at CCXP,
John Wick Keanu Reeves took to the stage to unveil a new poster for the next chapter!
Oh I’ve been waiting for this one a long time! At one point, we were supposed to get John Wick: Chapter 4 and The Matrix Resurrections at the same time — May 2021. Sadly, of course, the pandemic had other plans. But while Matrix was finally released last December, our buddy John Wick had to be pushed out over a year to March 2023. So is Mr. Wick finally back? Yeah. I’m thinking he’s back!Continue reading “New Trailer for ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Teases a Good Life or a Good Death”
Congratulations! The Continental’s services will now be available to you starting in 2023! The shadowy world of assassins that was first brought to life in John Wick is now coming to a streaming service near you soon.Continue reading “‘The Continental’ Checks into Peacock”
The summer movie season is winding down, but it’s not dead yet! Bullet Train is still coming up ahead, and to celebrate the film’s release on August 5, Sony and Dolby have teamed up with artist 17th & Oak to bring you a new Dolby-exclusive poster for the film. Check it out here.Continue reading “Check Out the New Dolby Poster for ‘Bullet Train’”
Going to be honest, I have no idea what I mean by “on schedule” but I thought it would be a fun pun because… well… trains. Anyway, Sony Pictures has dropped new posters for the upcoming late summer action romp, Bullet Train! And wow, this is an attractive as hell cast! Check them out here!Continue reading “New Character Posters for ‘Bullet Train’ Arrive on Schedule”
Sony Pictures has released the second official trailer for its upcoming, high-octane action vehicle, Bullet Train!Continue reading “Brand New Trailer for ‘Bullet Train’ Zips its Way Online”
Flying under the radar for the Summer Blockbuster Season is a movie that is near the top of my most anticipated movies for the Summer: Sony Pictures’ Bullet Train.Continue reading “First Poster for ‘Bullet Train’ Packs a Punch”
If you have been a human being with an internet connection over the last several weeks, you may have noticed Keanu Reeves is kind of everywhere. From John Wick toppling the Avengers at the box office and a scene-stealing turn as Ali Wong’s lover in Always Be My Maybe, to taking fans’ breaths away at E3, Keanu’s career is hotter than ever. Like a Keannussance, if you will. But why now? I’m going to attempt to retrace each milestone in the timeline of why 2019 is the year of Keanu.
This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill — the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill — you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.